Home to two globally recognized leaders in manufacturing, Dorchester County has pioneered the metal mesh industry for over a century. The county’s resiliency combined with its growth opportunity and its ever ready workforce has retained local manuf…

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Dorchester native Tom Powley joined the wire mesh manufacturer GKD as CEO of its North American division in 1994. He believed then – as he does today – that Dorchester’s reputation as a center of metal fabric manufacturing and strategic mid-Atl…

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On Tuesday, January 14, Dorchester County Economic Development Director Keasha Haythe unveiled the county’s 2014 business marketing campaign before the Economic Development Advisory Committee. The ad campaign is the latest installment of “water m…

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Manufacturer renovates adjacent plant, adds product showroom Dorchester-based GKD Metal Fabrics continues to expand its Cambridge operations to accommodate the company’s growing business. They recently began final work on a $900,000 renov…

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